The ANC will consult traditional leaders and other groups on its land expropriation without compensation policy as it explores modalities for its implementation. Secretary-general Ace Magashule said on Sunday the party has not reached a decision on how the resolution will be carried out. He said the ANC’s land summit held last week was intended to engage with its alliance partners on the matter. He was briefing journalists on the sidelines of the ANC national executive committee (NEC) meeting in Irene, Pretoria. The land question has been hotly debated since the party’s December resolution and was ignited when Parliament voted in support of land expropriation without compensation. Last week, traditional leaders spoke against some of the submissions made at the land summit, singling out former president Kgalema Motlanthe. He had remarked about the "complicity" of tribal councils during forced removals in the modern era necessitated by mining in rural areas. In a move that seemed to b...

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